On this page you will find information about career opportunities in the area of sensory and consumer science in the Asian region

New Zealand: Sensory Research Officers


School of Food and Advanced Technology
College of Sciences
Term length: ongoing
Hours of work: full-time

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Position Overview
Feast has an exciting Research Officer opportunity available for an individual passionate about sensory science and who loves working with food and people. The position is focused on leading consumer and sensory research projects for its industry clients and research partners. Feast is a diverse and welcoming team working in our state of- the art consumer and sensory laboratories including dedicated booths, focus group and training rooms and a digital immersive space.
The position will give the successful candidate an opportunity to be part of a vibrant sensory research community and to apply and develop a range of sensory and consumer science methodologies in the newly built Feast lab facilities with support from technical staff.
You will be employed by Massey University and based in the Feast Lab on the Massey Campus in Palmerston North. We encourage individuals with a strong background and experience in running sensory and consumer trials, with a Master’s or PhD degree in Sensory and Consumer Science (or an associated field) to apply. Previous and considerable experience in industry will also be considered. You must have strong oral and written English communication skills and be able to work independently and as part of a team.

Applicants must be eligible for employment by Massey University, and consideration will need to be made of any current travel restrictions for overseas applicants. We are seeking to fill this position from June 2022 onwards. Applicants are encouraged to make contact with Joanne Hort ( to discuss further details.

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JOB opportunity Thailand

We are currently seeking for a highly motivated & self-driven candidate who has a strong passion for the Sensory & Consumer Sciences, as well as the Food & Flavour Industry.

As a FLAVOUR SENSORY MANAGER, you will be in charge of designing and conducting sensory tests, training and maintaining panels, analyzing and interpreting data to support and guide in the product development.

We are looking for a team player with strong knowledge in Sensory & Consumer Sciences, analytical skills and leadership ability.

In your position, you will have to collaborate with Sales, Marketing, Creation team and other R&D members to execute strategies and deliver solutions that will excite our customers.